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An corran / sickle.

Sickle made in Gott smiddy around 1840.

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Tiree in 100 Objects – 43 – Sickle

The History of Tiree in 100 Objects

 

Object Details

Other Number: not specified

Sickle made in Gott smiddy (blacksmith) around 1840

Before mechanisation, crops were cut by hand using a sickle. There were at least 10 smiddies around Tiree, each keeping busy shoeing work-horses, and making farming equipment and domestic tools.

Normal Location: Main Store North: freestanding
Current Location: normal location

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